100+ Fargo Quotes that made it the best film of 1990s

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Fargo Quotes that made it the best film of 1990s. There are so many Fargo quotes that can help you when you are tired of being in the same old rut, and all you need is a little push, a little inspiration, a smile on the face, change of mood, bring you out of the banality of life, make you laugh a little, or may even make you cry a bit, and these Fargo quotes exists just do that.

Fargo is a black humor and thriller movie directed by Joel Coen. The film was produced by Ethan Coen and distributed by Gramercy Pictures. The company PolyGram Filed Entertainments created the film. The screenplay for the movie was written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen together. The film got released on March 8, 1996, in the United States and May 31, 1996, in the United Kingdom. The film is 98 minutes long. The film was made with a budget of seven million dollars. It grossed about $60 million worldwide. The film stars Frances McDormand, William H Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell, and Peter Stormare.

When the film was premiered at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival, the Best Director award was given to Joel Coen. The film was also nominated for the highest price award, the Palm d’Or award. The film was a box office hit. It was nominated for about seven Academy Awards. The nomination included Best picture award. In Oscar, the Best Actress award was given to McDormand. The film was selected by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the United States National Film Registry. Fargo was named one of the 100 greatest American films in the history by the American Film Institute in 1998.

Rotten Tomatoes rated the film with 8.7 out of 10. The film was voted best for its peculiar, hot-tempered and chucklesome style. The performance by all the actors made the film look very natural and accepted many positive reviews from critics all over the world. Fargo was ranked the best film of the year 1996. It was also the highest rated film of the 1990s.

The sales manager Jerry Lindegaard, is the Oldsmobile dealership sales manager in Minneapolis. Desperate for money gets a loan for 3, 20,000 USD by making a nonexistent vehicle as collateral. After getting an idea from the dealership mechanic, he travels to Fargo in South Dakota US. He hires two small-time cons to kidnap his wife and getting ransom with which he will pay his debt. The movie revolves around these three on how they escape the loan. As the conflict grows, many are killed over the dispute of money. The end of the movie is how he completes his debt and lives happily.

We have dug up these Fargo quotes from the depths of the internet and brought together best of these sayings in a single article. This post is probably the biggest database of Fargo Sayings in a single place. These famous Fargo quotes have the power to change your life by giving a novel outlook about the way you observe different aspects of your life. Hence, these popular Fargo quotes should be read with caution and proper understanding of the context. Here are tons of Fargo quotes that will open a treasure chest of Wisdom and experiences: –

“What do yo think they do there? They don’t drink milkshakes I assure you.”

Fargo saying

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“Mind if I sit down? I’m carrying quite a load here.”

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“Oh my. Where? Yeah? Aw geez. Okay, there in a jif. Real good, then.”

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“You should have seen the other guy”

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“I answered the darn – I’m cooperating here!”

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“Ya got Arby’s all over me.”

“So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money. There’s more to life than a little money, you know. Don’t you know that? And here ya are, and it’s a beautiful day. Well, I just don’t understand it.”

“I’m, uh, Jerry Lundegaard.”

“See these are personal matters.”

“Yah, Wade, It’s Jerry, I… Yah, Wade, it’s, I, it’s Jerry… I don’t know what to do it’s Jean. I don’t know what to do it’s my wife. I don’t know what to do it’s Jean. Wade, it’s Jerry, I… Wade, it’s Jerry! We gotta talk! Oh, geez, it’s terrible… Yah, Wade Gustafson, please.”

“Yah. Okay. Real good then.”

“Keep it still back there, lady, or else we’re gonna have to, ya know, to shoot ya.”

“Just in town on business. Just in and out. Ha. Just a little of the old in-and-out.”

“Shep! What the hell are you doing! I was bangin’ that girl!”

“It’s my money. I’ll deliver it – what do they care?… They want my money, they can deal with me.”

“[after her husband, Norm, kisses her] Ya got Arby’s all over me.”

“[repeated line] Mind if I sit down? I’m carrying quite a load here.”

“So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for
what? For a little bit of money. There’s more to life than a little money, you know. Don’t you know that? And here ya are, and it’s a beautiful day. Well, I
just don’t understand it.”

“[Practices calling Wade] Yah, Wade, It’s Jerry, I… Yah, Wade, it’s, I, it’s Jerry… I don’t know what to do it’s Jean. I don’t know what to do it’s my
wife. I don’t know what to do it’s Jean. Wade, it’s Jerry, I… Wade, it’s Jerry! We gotta talk! Oh, geez, it’s terrible… [calls the number] Yah, Wade
Gustafson, please.”

“I answered the darn – I’m cooperating here!”

“Would you crack the fuckin’ window open, man. You know, it’s proven that second-hand smoke is, uh, carcin-… uh, you know, a cancer agent.”

“Keep it still back there, lady, or else we’re gonna have to, ya know, to shoot ya.”

“Just in town on business. Just in and out. Ha. Just a little of the old in-and-out.”

“Shep! What the hell are you doing! I was bangin’ that girl!”

“Stay away from me, man! Hey, go smoke a fuckin’ peace pipe!”

“Gaear Grimsrud: You’re a smooth, smoothie, yah know?”

“Wade Gustafson: It’s my money. I’ll deliver it – what do they care?…They want my money, they can deal with me.”

“Wade Gustafson: Look, Jerry, you’re not selling me a damn car. It’s my show here.”

“Mike Yanagita: Ya know, it’s the Radisson, so it’s pretty good.”

“Mike Yanagita: So ya went and married Norm Son-of-a-Gunderson!”

“Shep Proudfoot: [beating Carl violently] Fucking little weasel! Fuck you! You fucking motherfucker son of a bitch Jesus Christ you fucking shitbag
motherfucker!”

“Officer Olson: Found somethin’ there, Chief?
Marge Gunderson: No, I just think I’m gonna barf!”

“Marge Gunderson: And it’s a beautiful day…”

“Marge Gunderson: Prowler needs a jump.”

“Marge Gunderson: Prowler needs a jump.”

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“Jerry Lundegaard: Oh Geez.”

“Marge Gunderson: Sir, you have no call to get snippy with me! I’m just doing my job here.”

“Marge Gunderson: Hiya, Lou. Whoo! What ya got there?
Officer Olson: Margie, thought you might need a little warm-up.
Marge Gunderson: Thanks a bunch. … So, what’s the deal? Gary says triple homicide.
Marge Gunderson: Thanks a bunch. So, what’s the deal? Gary says triple homicide.”

“Gaear Grimsrud: You’ll take care of it. Boy, you a smooth smooth, you know.
Carl Showalter: Whoa, Daddy.”

“Carl Showalter: You should see the over guy!”

“Jerry Lundegaard: I’m, uh, Jerry Lundegaard.
Carl Showalter: You’re Jerry Lundegaard?
Jerry Lundegaard: Ya. Shep Proudfoot said…
Carl Showalter: Shep said you’d be here at 7:30. What gives, man?
Jerry Lundegaard: Shep said 8:30.
Carl Showalter: We’ve been sitting here an hour. He’s [motioning to Gaer] peed three times already.
Jerry Lundegaard: I’m sure sorry. Shep told me 8:30. It was a mix-up, I guess.”

“Mike Yanagita: I liked you so much! You’re such a super lady!”

“Marge Gunderson: No, I – Mike – wyncha sit over there, I’d prefer that.
Mike Yanagita: Huh? Oh, okay, I’m sorry.
Marge Gunderson: No, just so I can see ya, ya know. Don’t have to turn my neck.”

“Marge Gunderson: I’d be very surprised if our suspect was from Brainerd.”

“Jerry Lundegaard: Oh Geez!
Jerry Lundegaard: Oh geez!”

“Carl Showalter: Would It Kill You To Say Something?
Carl Showalter: Would it kill you to say something?
Gaear Grimsrud: I Did.
Gaear Grimsrud: I did.”

“Jerry Lundegaard: Well, heck, if you wanna, if you wanna play games here! I’m workin’ with ya on this thing, but I… Okay, I’ll do a damned lot count!”

“Marge Gunderson: I’m not sure I agree with you a hundred percent on your police work there, Lou.”

“Carl Showalter: Would it… kill you to say something? “No.” That’s the first thing you’ve said in the last four hours. That’s, a fountain of conversation, man. That’s a geyser. I mean, whoa daddy! Stand back, man. Shit. I’m sitting here driving. Doing all the driving, man. The whole fucking way from Brainard driving. Just trying to…chat, you know. Keep our spirits up, fight the boredom of the road, and you can’t say one fucking thing just in the way of conversation. Oh fuck it. I don’t have to talk to you either, man. See how you like it. Just total fucking silence. Two can play at that game, smart guy. We’ll just see how you like it. Total silence.
Carl Showalter: Would it… kill you to say something? ‘No.’ That’s the first thing you’ve said in the last four hours. That’s, a fountain of conversation, man. That’s a geyser. I mean, whoa daddy! Stand back, man. Shit. I’m sitting here driving. Doing all the driving, man. The whole fucking way from Brainard driving. Just trying to…chat, you know. Keep our spirits up, fight the boredom of the road, and you can’t say one fucking thing just in the way of conversation. Oh fuck it. I don’t have to talk to you either, man. See how you like it. Just total fucking silence. Two can play at that game, smart guy. We’ll just see how you like it. Total silence.”

“Marge Gunderson: So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money. There’s more to life than a little money, you know. Don’tcha know that? And here ya are, and it’s a beautiful day. Well. I just don’t understand it.”

“Marge Gunderson: And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper?”

“Jerry Lundegaard: Ma’am, I answered your question.”

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“Jerry Lundegaard: Yeah
Jerry Lundegaard: Yeah.”

“Jerry Lundegaard: You’re darn tootin’!
Jerry Lundegaard: You’re darned tootin’!”

“Marge Gunderson: Marge Gunderson: Say, Lou, didya hear the one about the guy who couldn’t afford personalized plates, so he went and changed his name to J3L2404?
Marge Gunderson: Say, Lou, didya hear the one about the guy who couldn’t afford personalized plates, so he went and changed his name to J3L2404?
Officer Olson: Yah that’s a good one
Officer Olson: Yah that’s a good one.”

“Carl Showalter: That’s it, then. We go our seperate ways now. Here’s the keys to my truck. You can have it. I’m takin’ the Ciera and headin’ north.
Gaear Grimsrud: No! The truck’s yours. We split the Ciera.
Carl Showalter: [pause] How the fuck do you split a car, ya dummy? With a fuckin’ chainsaw?
Gaear Grimsrud: One of us pays the other for half. If you want the car, you have to give me your half of the money.
Carl Showalter: Hold on! No fuckin’ way! You fuckin’ notice this? I got fuckin’ shot! I got fuckin’ shot in the face! I went and got the fuckin’ money. I got shot fuckin’ picking it up! I’ve been up for thirty-six fuckin’ hours! I’m taking’ that fuckin’ car! That fucker’s mine, you fuckin’ asshole! [as usual, no response from Grimsrud]”

“Gaear Grimsrud: You’re a smooth smoothie, you know?”

“Carl Showalter: You know, it’s proven that second-hand smoke is, uh, carcin-… uh, you know, cancer related.”

“Marge Gunderson: You betcha!”

“Marge Gunderson:
Hon?”

“Norm Gunderson:
Yah?”

“Marge Gunderson:
Prowler needs a jump.”

“Hooker No. 1:
Well, the little guy was kinda funny-lookin’.”

“Marge Gunderson:
In what way?”

“Hooker No. 1:
I dunno, just funny-lookin’.”

“Marge Gunderson:
Can you be any more specific?”

“Hooker No. 1:
I couldn’t really say. He wasn’t circumcised.”

“Marge Gunderson:
Was he funny lookin’ apart from that?”

“Hooker No. 1:
Yah…”

“Marge Gunderson:
So, you were havin’ sex with the little fellow then.”

“Hooker No. 1:
Uh huh…”

“Carl Showalter:
No f***in’ way! You f***in’ notice this? I got f***in’ shot in the face! I went and got the f***in’ money! I got shot pickin’ it up! I’ve been up for 36 f***in’ hours! I’m takin’ that f***in’ car! That f***er’s mine!”

“Carl Showalter:
Whoa Daddy.”

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“Marge Gunderson:
Oh for pete’s sake, he’s fleeing the interview! He’s fleeing the interview!”

“Carl Showalter:
You stay away from me, man! Hey, smoke a f***in’ peace pipe!”

“Carl Showalter:
You ever been to Minneapolis?”

“Gaear Grimsrud:
Nope.”

“Carl Showalter:
Would it… kill you to say something?”

“Gaear Grimsrud:
I did.”

“Carl Showalter:
“No.” That’s the first thing you’ve said in the last four hours. That’s, a fountain of conversation there, buddy. That’s a geyser.”

“Gaear Grimsrud:
Shut the f*** up! Or I’ll throw you back in the trunk, you know?”

“Carl Showalter:
Jesus, that’s more than I’ve heard you say all week.”

“Marge Gunderson:
Mind if I sit down? I’m carrying quite a load here.”

“Marge Gunderson:
So, Mike, should we get together another time?”

“Mike Yanagita:
No!”

“Mike Yanagita:
I’m sorry, I… I shouldn’t have done this. I shouldn’t have done this, I shouldn’t have… I thought we’d have a really terrific time”

“Marge Gunderson:
It’s OK Mike”

“Mike Yanagita:
You were such a super lady… and I’m, I’m so lonely.”

“Officer Olson:
Uh-huh.”

“Mr. Mohra:
So he says, “So I get it, so you think I’m some kinda jerk for askin’,” only he doesn’t use the word jerk.”

“Officer Olson:
I understand.”

“Mr. Mohra:
And then he calls me a jerk and says the last guy who thought he was a jerk was dead now. So I don’t say nothin’ and he says, “What do ya think about that?” So I says, “Well, that don’t sound like too good a deal for him then.”

“Officer Olson:
Ya got that right.”

“Mr. Mohra:
And he says, “Yah, that guy’s dead and I don’t mean of old age.” And then he says, “Geez, I’m goin’ crazy out there at the lake.”

“Officer Olson:
White Bear Lake?”

“Mr. Mohra:
Well, Ecklund & Swedlin’s, that’s closer ta Moose Lake, so I made that assumption.”

“Officer Olson:
Oh sure.”

“Mr. Mohra:
So, ya know, he’s drinkin’, so I don’t think a whole great deal of it, but Mrs. Mohra heard about the homicides down here and she thought I should call it in, so I called it in. End o’ story.”

“Officer Olson:
What’d this guy look like anyway?”

“Mr. Mohra:
Oh, he was a little guy. Kinda funny lookin’.”

“Officer Olson:
Uh-huh. In what way?”

“Mr. Mohra:
Oh, just in a general kinda way.”

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